WHM: Create a new cPanel Account
cPanel and WHM work hand in hand to make your clients’ websites accessible to their visitors. Now that your server and its services are all set up and ready for use, let’s find out how manage cPanel accounts.
The steps below are using WHM 58.0. While the interface may be different, button placement and general location should be similar for all versions of WHM.
4) Now, enter or generate a password.
For information on how to create a secure password, please click here.
9) Enter a Name for the package.
It would be more accurate to think of these limits as unrestricted, because cPanel will not stop the account from using resources, but your account is still limited, and will cease to function if an account uses all of one of your resources.
Limiting an account to a certain number of SQL databases can help keep their resource usage down. However, experienced users will be able to bypass that effect by using one database for a number of programs.
A parked domain is a domain name that sits on top of another, serving the same website to a client’s browser. They’re commonly used when website owners have the same domain on multiple top-level domains, such as with demo1234.com and demo1234.org.
Addon domains, on the other hand, allow a client to host a completely different website than the main site.
18) It is recommended that leave Dedicated IP unchecked. If you have a dedicated IP available on your server, you may check Dedicated IP and either select Auto Assign, or a specific IP.
Giving customers Shell Access can cause a number of security issues, if your server isn’t configured correctly. We recommend disabling shell access, unless specifically requested.
CGI Access can and should be left enabled, in most cases.
You’ll see a progress bar notifying you of the status of the creation process. It might take several minutes for the process to complete.
Congratulations! You’ve succesfully created your first cPanel account in WHM.
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to create a new cPanel account in WHM.